Bobby Gray Foster, passed away on August 27, 2023, at the age of 82. Born on July 27, 1941, in Belhaven, North Carolina, Bobby lived a full and meaningful life dedicated to his work and loved ones.
Bobby spent his entire life as a commercial fisherman, navigating the waters with skill and determination. Additionally, he served as a Merchant Mariner, further showcasing his dedication to maritime pursuits. His work ethic and passion for his craft were evident to all who knew him.
Outside of his profession, Bobby found joy in simple pleasures. He had a green thumb and took great pride in his gardening endeavors. His love for good food was also well-known, and he savored every meal with enthusiasm and appreciation.
Bobby will be deeply missed by his surviving family and friends. He is preceded in death by his loving mother, Mamie Foster, and his father, Major Foster. Left to cherish his memory are his son, John Foster, brother, Carl Foster, and his sisters, Myra Foster and Miriam Foster. He is also survived by his cherished granddaughter, Krysten Foster.
Memorial services will be held at 11:00am on Saturday September 2, 2023 at Bayview Community Church, 201 Claredon Ave, Bath, NC. The Foster family is grateful for the support and condolences they have received during this difficult time. Joseph B. Paul, Jr. Funeral Service of Washington, North Carolina, is honored to serve the Foster family and assist them in their time of need.
Bobby Gray Foster will forever be remembered for his hard work, his love for the sea, his green thumb, and his appreciation for good food. May his soul find eternal peace, and may his loved ones find solace in the memories they shared with him.
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